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Album: Donut In Granny's Greenhouse (1969)

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  • This song echoes lead singer Vivian Stanshall's childhood memories of seaside resorts, the kinds of things he might have heard people say as they strolled around. The throwaway comment "What the Butler Saw" being "a bit of a drag" is funny because that was a new Joe Orton play that was being decried as "filth" - it would be very blasé indeed to say it was a drag! >>
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    Nancy - Isle Of Wight, United Kingdom

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